The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 111 123 139
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Contract jobs citing VBScript 28 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.81% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 2.08% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 5
Median daily rate £305 £285 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £209 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 £31.12 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +55.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £23.55 £27.13
% change year-on-year
+22.63% -13.19%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1147 1298 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.43% 38.71% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 869 718
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 98 48
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.90 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +16 19 £315 -
Gloucestershire +11 3 £112 -46.14%
Wiltshire +3 3 £320 - 1
Devon +8 1 - -
Dorset -12 1 £305 - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 34 (79.07%) PowerShell
2 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
3 28 (65.12%) Windows
4 26 (60.47%) SQL
5 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
6 21 (48.84%) VB
7 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
8 19 (44.19%) VMware
9 15 (34.88%) Migration
10 14 (32.56%) MS Office
11 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (27.91%) Windows 10
12 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (25.58%) SAN
13 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
14 10 (23.26%) SCCM
15 9 (20.93%) WSUS
15 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
15 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
15 9 (20.93%) Finance
15 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (18.60%) MSI
16 8 (18.60%) .NET
16 8 (18.60%) Software Deployment
17 7 (16.28%) Application Virtualisation
17 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
17 7 (16.28%) Dell
17 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) InfoPath
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) DHCP
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) LAN
3 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) VPN
3 5 (11.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) MS Access
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MSI
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
3 4 (9.30%) InstallShield
4 3 (6.98%) TestComplete
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) DBA
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) SQL DBA
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.30%) SCCM Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Hardware Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) CSS
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) jQuery
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) Ajax
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) NHS
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.30%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (27.91%) Windows 10
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Software Deployment
3 7 (16.28%) Application Virtualisation
3 7 (16.28%) Release Management
4 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
4 6 (13.95%) High Availability
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Time Management
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Patch Management
6 4 (9.30%) Project Management
6 4 (9.30%) Security Auditing
6 4 (9.30%) Server Patching
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) PowerShell
2 26 (60.47%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) VB
4 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
5 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.63%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) VBA
7 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) MCAD
3 4 (9.30%) MCITP
3 4 (9.30%) MCSD
3 4 (9.30%) MCTS
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (16.28%) XenApp
3 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
4 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
6 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 9 (20.93%) WSUS
3 2 (4.65%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Dell
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) Intel Security
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (9.30%) NetApp
5 4 (9.30%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) Wyse
7 2 (4.65%) Cognos
8 1 (2.33%) AppSense